1798 $1 Small Eagle, 13 Stars MS (PCGS# 6867)

2011 November 8-10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills #1161

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3472
  • Grade:
    VF25
  • Price:
    $5,175.00
Lot Description
1798 $1 Small Eagle, 13 Stars VF25 PCGS. B-1, BB-82, R.3. Ex: Benson. Borckardt Die State III. Bolender-1 is the sole Small Eagle, 13 Reverse Stars variety. This representative is richly toned in peach, powder-blue, and aquamarine. The obverse center has a few adjustment marks of mint origin, but no post-strike abrasions merit individual discussion. Ex: Benson Collection (Ira & Larry Goldberg, 2/2002), lot 1156, which realized $3,220. Earlier purchased by Benson from B. Max Mehl on May 4, 1946 for $35.
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